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in america. officers being assaulted. officer involved shootings, carjackings home invasions in the absence of federal action our state now taking action. it is welcomed action and step by us who serve in law enforcement. >> greta: we could go back well beyond former president clinton when he was in office and find federal lead said we've got to secure our borders. i take it do you not think our government is going to secure the borders? have you given up or not? >> not at all. what chief is a lack of uniformity here even locally. we've had an evolution, if you will, in local leaders even in law enforcement, where we've always bought into this idea that that i is a federal problem. we can no longer afford to ignore that crime in my county where we have a third of our population is hispanic, latino, i have 200 of my taff that are, we are going to apply this new law without profiling anyone. last month get we had -- >> greta: go ahead sorry to interrupt. >> raft last month we had 64 pursuits in one of our patrol regions. a vehicle fails to yield for our lights going on and sirens blaring, the
. >> in this kind of economy, competing with that and india, raising taxes is suicidal. it makes america less competitive, less productive, less capable of building new factories. it is suicidal. i would start from the opposite end. i would say that the -- first of all it is very clear that the president made a decision part of why i moved to a much more decisive critique in describing a secular socialist machine and the most radical administration in history. they a chance after scott brown won in massachusetts to back up and say, you know the polls are against the health bill, the town hall meetings are against the health bill, the tea parties are against the health bill now we've lost kennedy's seat over the health bill, maybe we ought to go slower. instead they did the opposite. took them about a week they said we are going to ram this through no hart what the american people think. no question from every source i know of from gallup, rasmussen, dozen others that the health bill is unpopular by 20, 25 point margin. they just don't care. next they are going to come back and try to pass cap
our viewers think about this. a question today is do you think america has fallen behind as we've -- joe has just said? we have. why do you think it's true when it comes to protecting the environment. e-mail us by logging on to and we're going to be checking out your views a little bit later. >>> now, take charge of your career. if you've been out of work for a few months and you do find a job, you are probably thrilled. good for you. but starting any new job is going to be hard and it's even harder after a long lay-off, so here's how to make a successful reentry back into the work force. "the wall street journal" says, one, read up about your industry. have your boss describe your job very specifically so you can get as ready as possible. then a few day s before your first day, go do a test run. see how long it's going to get you to shower, to get there, whether it's finding your way on the road or taking a subway so you're going to be on time and ready and confident on your first day. now, this one may be the hardest. don't make the same mistakes twice. now, maybe
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states of america can do. and we are not going to impose any kind of peace upon palestine and israel and that is that. it was a surprising, considering what we've been reading, chris, about the possibility of the united states might lay out what we think are the basic outlines of a just and lasting peace. my guess today would be we're not going to do it. >> the question i guess is for the israelis to answer. they have to answer it in the first instance before we get to it. we could suggest an alternative over there. mr. mayor, it seems to me this is the challenge. israel has to unite the moderate arab world such as it is. jordan, the saudis, the egypt n egyptians, all the emirates. it has to get them on their side against iran in terms of iran's nuclear threat. they can't do that step unless they can find something over palestine, right? so the irony is they may have to give something in terms of the middle east situation in order to build the kind of armada, if you will, diplomatic armada they need to shut down the iranian nuclear threat. do you think that's a tradeoff they're thin
is required now of all americans to keep america safe. listen. >> in big ways and small, resilience is a pillar of our security and there has never been a better example of that than right here in oklahoma city. >> reporter: a lot of folks are trying to still come to grips with why all of this happened. there have been a lot of discussions over the past week or so prompted by former president bill clinton's feeling about the political mood in this country, a similar mood that he says preceded this particular bombing. of course, timothy mcveigh said that the catalyst for his thinking that led to this tragedy was the april 19th, 1993 siege on the branch davidian compound in waco, texas. but however this ended, a lot of folks here want to remember the folks who gave their lives really in service to their country, tamron. >> thank you, ron mott. on this anniversary of the oklahoma city bombing we turn to the rising tide of antigovernment extremism. the southern poverty law center, which tracks antigovernment groups, say the number of so-called patriot groups across the country mushroome
kelly, this is "america live" anmonday and we've got breaking news this hour on the man picked up with a gun after asking to see the president, initial reports say joe mcvey never got near obama but now we're learning he got a whole lot closer than you think, and -- >> i'm innocent of every single allegation, i look forward to my day in court. megyn: big questions in the court case involving former illinois governor rod blagojevich, is president obama now in trouble on this one? "america live" looks for answers on all that and lindsey lohan right now. >>> we begin with a fox news alert, brand new details into the arrest of a north carolina man who police say wanted to talk to president obama. with a loaded gun strapped to his waist. we are just getting the details now from a court appearance for 23-year-old joseph sean mcvey, this is his mug shot, look at this kid, he looks like a kid! police arresting him after he allegedly drove up to the airport where air force one had just taken off and asked security if he could talk to president obama. while police initially said that mcvey
there live. stay tuned for that. on "america's newsroom". >>> in the meantime, we are learning new details from two top senators serving the obama administration with subpoenas saying the pentagon and justice department are stonewalling, refusing to hand over certain information in the investigation of the fort hood massacre. why is this important? senators lieberman and collins, tops on the home land security committee saying the documents may show whether or not the government had access to information that could have prevented the killings on that post back in november and that would be a bombshell. i'm bill hemmer, good morning, everybody, busy day in "america's newsroom". martha: good morning, bill, good to be here this morning, good morning, everybody, i'm martha maccallum. the senators are saying the obama administration is not living up to its promise of transparency in their opinion, suspect nidal hasan, the army major, now charged with killing 13 people on that awful day at the army base last november and the justice department officials say that releasing any information that re
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a moment. >> most of all to america's newest citizens, it is a great honor to serve as your commander in chief. it is my greatest pleasure to be among the first to greet you as a fellow american. to you and your families, welcome to the white house. today is your day. a celebration of 24 inspiring men and women and the remarkable journeys that have brought you together on this beautiful spring morning to our nation's capital. the paths that led you here, from poland to the philippines. some of you came to america as children holding tight to your parents hand as you arrived in a new world. some of you came as adults leaving everything you knew behind in pursuit of a new life. and while your stories are your own, today we celebrate the common spirit that lives within each of you, a spirit that is renewed and strengthened america for more than two centuries. >> we want to move on to breaking news that we're following, coming to us out of iraq. there have been a series of bombings there attacking mainly -- targeting mainly shiite worshippers. now we're getting word that those bombings ha
this morning buzz aldrin told "the daily rundown," he said america's sliding downhill into mediocrity would never happen. >> i don't think america would stand for that, no matter who the president is. the american people are very proud of the investments that they made in the '60s and '70s that resulted in our landing on the moon. >>> let's get more reaction. joining me live is former astronaut dr. mae jemison, the first african-american woman into space. thanks so much for joining me. >> you're welcome. >> where do you stand on this debate? >> well, i think where we are right now is that we have a shuttle program that is retiring, but we have to have a robust space program. and that robust space program is really supported, empowered, by our research and development, by allowing nasa to do the kind of work that nasa does really well, which is to do -- develop new propulsion systems, to look at how do we move forward? so when i think about this, i'm on the side that president obama's plan is going to move us further. people are saying, well, what are we going to do? when we talk about sendi
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. this was the most significant news of the weekend. the secretary of defense saying the united states of america does not have a long-range plan for dealing with iran. and the second i read that, i didn't think, oh, my gosh, the obama administration has fouled this up. i thought, oh, my gosh, the united states of america has not over the past decade between two administrations figured out how to deal with this very troublesome regime. jon meacham, five years ago, the wall street journal, five years ago, "the wall street journal" was writing blistering editorials attacking the bush administration for allowing iran, and we talked about it repeatedly, step over one line in the sand after another line in the sand. gates was talking about, of course, where they are right now, but he was talking as well, i think, about how the bush administration was unable to contain iran's nuclear ambitions. >> both those points are really important because the cold war -- the post-cold war proliferation story is like the cold war in that it doesn't pay a whole hell of a lot of attention to inauguration dates. gates serv
tonight on "nightline," biting back, an invasion is under way across america. millions of insects that feed on human blood, and they're really hard to kill. we join the fight against the new scourge of the bed bug. >>> forget about it. the sopranos, jersey shore, the real housewives. why is the garden state so made for tv, the big hair, we get real in new jersey. >>> plus, game changer. it's all eyes on florida today as a one time republican star defects by a tea party favorite on the rise. we're all access in the sunshine state for the "nightline" interview. >>> good evening. they may be small insects, but they're causing big problems. they don't discriminate between rich and poor, and they're happy in your home or even traveling in your luggage. decades after almost being exterminated, bed bugs are back, right across the country. not just beneath the bed lynnen but intesting entire buildings. why the sudden resurgence and what can you do to defend yourself and your home. jeremy hubbard now reports. >> reporter: smaller than an apple seed, resilient as a cockroach. bed bugs, thos
at the conference, america's great outdoors. immediately after that he's heading to a security meeting talking about afghanistan and iraq. >> reporter: very big meeting. afghanistan and pakistan as well. a lot of top players in the administration going to be here either by video conference or here personally. the secretary of state, general petraeus, richard holbrooke, the ambassador who handles issues surrounding afghanistan and pakistan. the president just told an australian interviewer giving an interview to the australian prod casting company, the nato allies blunting taliban building over the haass several years, this after the sending more troops. they are arriving in country. he made that announcement after a long and detailed review of the policy. remember the conversations in the situation room. the president saying we can't be there in perpetuity. although the deadline for the beginning of withdrawal of american forces from afghanistan, a lot believe that will be negligible at the beginning of that withdrawal stage. >> mike, thanks for the update from the white house. >>> want to continue
damage with most of the blame falling on the boy scouts of america. >>> to the breaking news out of florida where an 11-year-old girl has been found alive after she had gone missing friday near a florida swamp. when they found nadya, she said, quote, i can't believe you rescued me. nbc's mark potter is live in winter springs, florida, with the story. mark, we're happy that they rescued nadya. but tell us what her condition is now. i know she was taken to the hospital for some treatment and observation. >> reporter: that's right. she's in the hospital now. she is being treated. she's being questioned by police. and those police are now telling a story of how she was found. the police chief here in winter springs says at 8:30 this morning officials got a call from a man named james king who said he had just found 11-year-old nadya blum in a deeply wooded area that has not yet been searched by police. they were able to triang late his cell phone call and pinpoint the location. it took officers more than two hours to get there. once they were notified. because the underbrush is just
of a republican resurgence in america. >> sold and obviously bought as a moderate, bob mcdonnell effectively ran away from his super conservative religious right origins. yes, his graduate school thesis as he did as an adult at the university did suggest that women having jobs was something that was detrimental to the family. he also wrote that government policy should favor married couples over and i quote, cohabitate cohabitaters, homosexuals, or fornicators. now bob mcdonnell is in his 40s and he's mainstream. worry not, virginia, worry not, america. bob mcdonnell is a small government, low taxes constitution lover. he is the republican resurgence. except it is not working out that way. tonight we can report that governor bob mcdonnell is stepping back from a third rally right-wing policy position that he's taken as governor. in response to a very negative public reaction. governor mcdonnell keeps trying this stuff over and over and over again, then he gets national attention and has to dial it back and pretend he didn't mean it in the first place. last night we recorded on governor mcdonnell
, america pauses to remember the 168 lives lost in the worst act of domestic terrorism in u.s. history. now 15 years after the oklahoma city bombing, there's growing concern about a new wave of anti-government hatred like the kind that drove timothy mcveigh to mass murder. is it putting the safety of president obama at risk? perhaps the safety of all americans? i talked about the threat then and now with the man who was president at the time of the oklahoma tragedy, bill clinton. >> the other difference that the internet has exploded over these 15 years, there's a democratic president now, you were a democratic president then. but the other big difference is there's an african-american president. >> yes. and an african-american president whose father was from kenya and his mother's second husband was a muslim. and so he's had all these attacks from the birthers and others. i do think -- and he's had a lot of threats and also the members of congress have had a lot of threats against them. we had a lot of threats. i remember when that guy came from colorado and opened fire on the white house.
's greatest years may not still lie before it, that some sort of way of life or some vision of america that they had in the past is changing and indeed, the country is changing. it's much more diverse. this is not a bipolar world anymore where you have the u.s.-soviet competition looming over everything else. it's a multipolar world where the challenges are as much economic as military and come from all parts of the world where we don't have a manufacturing base like we used to. there's a lot of dislocation going on and i think what you see is a lot of people who sense that dislocation intensely and react to it as we all react to something that's new and unfamiliar and frightening. >> and more so than either democrats or republican, tea party members, 84% of them have a negative opinion of barack obama and the job he's doing. 96% of them have a bad opinion of the way congress is doing its job. this is one representative voice, michele bachmann at today's rally. >> it is all about this coming november. we have to take the house f then the senate and two years from now, barack obama is a
have a precedence here with america's rev lush nar period. you can reach out at twitter and i look forward to hearing from you. >>> the organizers of that rally in virginia say they didn't intend it, but it falls on the 15st anniversary of the oklahoma city bombing. the bomber, an antigovernment activist, timothy mcveigh. >> we remember our friends and family in the oklahoma water resources board building. trudy, jean, robert -- >> the name of each of the 168 men, women and children murdered by mcveigh were honored at a ceremony. coming up laterer, i'll talk about this with janet napolitano. that's at 12:30 eastern time. >>> a connecticut liquor store owner turns the tables on a robber. >>> and amanda knox's parents' next move to free their daughter. their attorney discusses their appeal. just ahead. so, to turn those vegetables into campbell's condensed soup, we don't boil it down, our chefs just add less water from the start. ♪ so many, many reasons ♪ it's so m'm! m'm! good! ♪ at liberty mutual, we know how much you count on your car... and how much the people in your life
goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ >>> welcome back. new debate about orders and deeds on the far right and some tough questions about the u.s. plan for iran's nuclear program. we begin with a fight over the tea party and legacy of the oklahoma city bombing on its anniversary today. survivors and victims' relatives gathered at the memorial side to remember the 168 people killed in that attack which happened 15 years ago today. bill clinton sparked a fierce exchange with rush limbaugh after he said extremist rhetoric from groups like the tea party can promote extremist action that led to the bombings. take a listen. >> the words we use really do matter. there is this vast echo chamber and they go across space and they fall on the serious and the deleerous alike. >> with this comment you have set the stage for violence in this country. any future acts of violence are on your shoulders, mr. clinton. >> do you have
, and studied there and knows it as well as anybody in america is going to be here at 6:30 to talk about this. >>> moving on with news. republicans are not ruling out effort to block president obama's next supreme court nomination now that justice john paul stevens has announced his retirement. some have hinted about the possible use of a filibuster against president obama's upcoming pick if he doesn't choose a, quote, mainstream candidate. haley barbour says the president's pick could even energize the base. >> the pro-abortion people have used the supreme court to stoke up their supporters and the conservatives going way back to earl warren have made it a cause celeb for trying to energize their people. the good thing for republicans right now, we've got plenty of energy. the policies of this administration, of this congress, has energized our people. >> those mentioned as possible nominees including elena kagan, top courtroom lawyer, two federal appeals judges, diane wood of chicago and merrick garland of d.c. and janet napolitano. i wonder if anyone else would be on that list? >> i don't
a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ >>> will the top firm on wall street become the top fall guy on capitol hill? next hour, sen torgs aators ared to grill the leading executives of goldman sachs. they want to know if the company's zeal for profits contributed to the country's financial crisis. after 20 years in a miami prison, manuel noriega gets a flight to paris and a quick return to jail. the former pan mainian dictator was extra dieted to stand trial on charges he laundered drug money. they seized noriega after invading panama in 1989. he has been held as a p.o.w. they wanted him back to stand trial on murder charges. the u.s. gave him to france instead. >>> gages israel's patience over iran. the pentagon and state department getting involved taking a look at where the military stands and the issue of a possible war. a presidential pop-in -- >>> presidential pop-in, president obama wanted to talk to israeli
heard round the world. that vol canic ash is now making its way to north america. nbc's chief science and health correspondent bob bazell is in iceland for us this morning. it's coming to north america. do we have to worry? is this an air quality issue? is this going to create havoc now on north american flights? >> chuck, you know, you don't have to worry one bit about that. i have to say something else. savannah was yoet quoted in the newspaper about how to pronounce it. i had to come to iceland. it's affal yokal. >> who are you calling a yokal. >> i'm really proud of that. >> you're showing off. >> i will worked on that all the way over. but i walked under the volcano this morning. there's an enormous amount of ash coming out in the immediate area. the plume is down to about 10,000 feet high. it was 30,000 feet yesterday. that's a good sign. nobody knows what's going to happen with it in the future. this is one of the least studied volcanos even in iceland which has about 70 active volcanoes. there's not a lot of ability to predict what's going to happen next. of course, there's a
for the first time since 2005 america's influence on the world is seen as more positive than negative. it fell to 28% in 2007 but recovered to 39% in 2009 and is now up to 40% in this year's poll. we'll be right back. we're getting popular. somewhere in america... the slightest breeze harbors immense power. the tallest buildings leave the lightest footprints. a fifty-ton train makes barely a mark on the environment. and a country facing climate change finds climate solutions. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. after my quick home energy wocheck-up from bge.ew house it's the closest i'll ever get to a day spa. they wrapped my pipes, installed cfl bulbs, recommended a little nip/tuck around the old windows and more. [announcer] learn to speak the language of energy efficiency at, and pamper your home with a quick home energy check-up. [sigh] ah... the efficient life is the good life. senate democrats plan to bring their wall street reform
it quick, you know, r&d effort, is that all this is now? not america sending the people to the moon or mars. what can we get out of this? >> that's neil armstrong's point. let's talk about all the tea parties that took place yesterday on tax day. >> there were so many of them and they were well attended but at the same time, the president also seemed to acknowledge that these tea parties were going on but he had a different take than what they were actually saying at the tea parties. listen to what the president said. >> so i've been a little amused over the last couple of days where people have been having these rallies. about taxes. you would think they would be saying thank you. that's what you'd think. >> there's no smiles, you notice after that statement. he does not handle his critics well. >> he's amused. that is just unbelievable. you know, at first tea partiers they were angry. they were, you know, kind of fringe. they've become mainstream. mainstream and main street. they're for smaller taxes many he better take them a little bit more seriously than being mildly amused by the p
in the sex abuse scandal. >>> race and america. today'the day for the census, counting all americans. but there's a kind of rebellion about the choices on race. >>> flashpoint. the supreme court will hear the case of the father forced to pay the protesters who tried to disrupt the funeral of his soldier son. >>> and, medical wonder. he could barely walk. doctors had no idea what he could really do. >>> good evening. the sexual abuse scandal in the church took a new turn today. with questionsbout money and favors and people high up in the church over the years. and, as part of it, we learned that pope benedict, when he was cardinal ratzinger, ultimately pushed forward with an investigation despite the pressure around him. brian ross is here with the unfolding drama tonight. brian? >> reporter: well, diane, one of the most controversial cases handled by the pope involved a pedophile priest who has since en found to have sexually abused more than 20 young boys. today, there are new allegations about the priest who founded a prominent church oer and his relationship with those certain to
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>>> go >>> good morning, america. i'm robin roberts here in new york. >> and i'm george stephanopoulos on this monday, april 12th. this morning -- from moscow, russians and poles come together to mourn the death of the poles' president and but new questions surface about why his pilot had a dangerous landing. >>> meanwhile, president obama warns the biggest threat to nuclear security would be a weapon in the hands of al qaeda. georges sits down with an exclusive interviewry russia's president. >>> a daring rescue caught on tape. a swimmer dives into dangerous waters to rescue a woman swept away by the current. >>> and what a weekend for golf. phil mickelson wins the masters and celebrates with a long emotional hug with his wife amy who is battling breast cancer. what a moment. >>> good morning from russia, where the bells are tolling the hour here. you know, we traveled more than 4,000 miles to interview russia's president dmitri m medved les to interview medvedev. but who could have guessed there would be so much breaking news. first, the tragic plane crash that took t
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. it was so funny. because krugman had said that bank of america was sure to fail, and it was a zombie bank as well as other banks and they should be nationalized. and andrew said that in a column, and paul krugman -- >> never happened, he said. >> and then we did this! and andrew provided the links -- i never did that. he wrote a snippy little blog. the funny part was, though, he then called "the new york times." this is paul krugman. i have won a nobel prize. >> that is a spot-on imitation. >> that's how he talks. i won the nobel prize. all the editors had to scramble around to try to help paul krugman and try to put humpty dumpty back together again. but andrew just provided links. here's this column he wrote. here's this blog he wrote. >> doing his job. >> where you were talking about nationalizing the banks. >> that's inconvenient. >> who's david and who's goliath in that fight? >> well -- >> or is it just a cage match between two equals. >> i think it's between two equals for different reasons. andrew ross sorkin is the best reporter on wall street. and paul krugman, because the nobel
unsustainable. it's going to cause huge problems for america so we have to do something about it. >> i want to ask you about that. >> this is one of the frustrating thing. every time i talk about the deficits you'll have democrats g it's george bush's fault. and every time you tell republicans, oh, it's all barack obama's fault. no, it's actually both of their faults. and this is just math. this is simple math. you look at barack obama's budget over the next decade, it is frightening. again, bush was horrific in doubling it from about $5 to $10 trillion. obama doubles it from $10 to $20 trillion. no spending cuts are made. nothing responsible. no restraint shown. george bush and barack obama have more in common than extremists want you to believe. >> we need to dig into what mort thinks is going to cause us problems. >> putting things off on a credit card. >> and some people, on this tax day, it's important for americans to know, there are some people that believe the problem is, you don't pay enough taxes. i had a guest here told me offset that he thinks there should be 75% tax rates. it s
the former president had to say today. >> before the bombing occurred, there was a sort of fever in america. the fabric of american life had been unraveling. there was a lot of violence in our cities. there was a rise of gang violence in particular. what we learned from oklahoma city is not that we should gag each other or that we should reduce our passion for the positions we hold, but that the words we use really do matter because there are, there's this vast echo chamber and they go across space and they fall on the serious and the delirious alike. >> in a reference in a "new york times" article yesterday proceeding this event today, he talked about some of the rhetoric frankly, from the protests, the tea party protests, and michele bachmann. her particular use of the word, gangster, to reflect our government. this was michele bachmann yesterday. >> i think they don't realize that your iq scores are way above average. we're on to them. we're on to this gangster government. hey, you look happy to me. you don't look angry. that's because you get it and you are smart enough to get off your
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rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪  we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. how do we know how how mmany roads we need?e, the census helps us know exactly what we need, so everyone can get their fair share of funding. we can't move forward until you mail it back. 2010 census. to finish what you started today. for the aches and sleeplessness in between, there's new motrin pm. no other medicine, not even advil pm, is more effective for pain and sleeplessness. new motrin pm. enchts welcome. >>> welcome back to msnbc. >>> the floodwaters are slowing starting to recede, but the situation remains dangerous for parts of new england. rhode island is seeing its worst flooding in 200 years. several homes are threatened and parts of interstate 95 remain closed. we're waiting for a judge in wichita, kansas to sentence scott roeder convicted of m
it affects i believe just as many people as are jobless in america. as you said, martha, you've got 367,000 foreclosures in the first quarter of this year. we have an unlimited federal government bailout that was passed by the way on christmas eve. taxpayers are on the hook for many of those foreclosures. the administration's rescue plan for mortgages is a failure, and get this, 10 percent of america's prime home mortgage borrowers are delinquent. we're not talking subprime. we are talking prime borrowers, delinquent, 10 percent of them, never been there before, and yet, this is not on the political or even the economic front burner. it's overshadowed by health care, by jobs, by corporate profits. it's on the back burner politically. that's rather strange. martha: so all this stuart leads to having a lot of inventory on the housing market, right, and now we've got home starts going up, so they're building more houses. >> yes, you've just referred to a 1.6% increase in the number of new homes on which construction has begun. that means, as you say, you're adding to the supply of homes on
the hour, farewell to a warrior. she didn't just live through america's civil rights struggle. dorothy height fought the fight. >> we begin with breaking news right now. two coal miners in western kentucky trapped underground after a mine kraeling collapsed late last night. a rescue operation happening now. so far, no one has been able to contact them. at least two others escaped. this is happening at the dotik. mine operated by alliance coal company. >>> your seafood, your summer vacation at the beach, how about the offshore drilling controversy. an environmental and economic tragedy moving through the gulf. an underwater oil leak that could devastate the coast. the coast guard says it may be five times what they have been saying, 210,000 gallons a day. the first test went well to burn off some of the surface oil. more fires could be lit later today. a b.p. executive says he will take the military up on their offer to help to sop up as much oil as possible before it hits the coast. the oil will make things tough on seafood fans. some shrimpers are going out right now just to try and b
a live panel discussion on black leadership in america. my colleagues, anchors tamron hall and ed schultz host a two-hour forum that will discuss a wide range of topics from politics to business, education and civil rights. tomorrow right here at noon eastern. >>> coming up in the next couple of hours, we'll dip into all that's going on, that discussion that will be held where mara was in harlem. we'll follow all that live for you. >>> now that april 15th has come and gone, what lies ahead in the tax year to come? are we about to see a surge in taxes to pay off the nation's debt? >>> but first -- >> i'm chris jansing in iceland where the activity at the volcano that's causing all those travel disruptions is actually increasing. i'll have the latest from here. announcer: trying to be good to your heart? so is campbell's healthy request soup. low in fat and cholesterol, heart healthy levels of sodium, and taste you'll love. chef: we're all kind of excited about it. guy: mmm! i can see why. announcer: campbell's healthy request. m'm! m'm! good! for your heart. so, doctor... i've been thinkin
in america. which means he is a very, very specific kind of grassroots leader. over three years, koch industries gave over $5 million to a fake grassroots organizations that one of its owners founded. or at least to foster the appearance of popular sentiment against doing anything about global warming. it should be noted that in 2008 koch centuries spent more than exxon, more than chevron, on campaign contributions, over $1.8 million. 88% of it, to republicans. and koch centuries did not stop with president obama's election. so far this current campaign cycle, employees, family members and those affiliated with koch centuries have offered $900,000, including to mike pence's committee, to john boehner's action committee and campaign committee, and $15,000 to minority whip eric cantor's committees, all of whom, you might notice, reacted to president obama's prodrilling announcement today by saying the president is still not prodrilling enough. joining us now is james hogan, co-founder of the desmog blog reported on research by green peace which traced koch, also the author o
america. so if we look at the numbers from some key swing states, checking out pennsylvania first, just 42% approve of the president and 49% disapprove. ohio, 46% approve of the president, 45% do not. that's a pretty even split right there. what do you make of that? do you think the president needs to put more focus on middle america, get them out there? we've seen it stepping up in that in terms of the white house adviser saying he's getting out there. >> right. this is why they think financial services regulation is the popular issue that can help them in a year when there is an anti-establishment populist movement pushing numbers against the democrats right now. president obama's numbers have been weak for a while, alex, in swing districts. in the most critical districts that will count and ke decide control of the congress this fall in the midterm elections. even while his national numbers were holding between 50% and 53%, this week for the first time we saw it drop to 45%, a record low, lower than where president clinton was in '94, before obviously republican tsunami kicked the democ
powertrain warranty. with roadside assistance and courtesy transportation, it's the best coverage in america. >>> good afternoon. i'm dylan ratigan. today the washington summit in washington. treaties are abundant these days but do they help fight terrorist? i don't know. can diplomatic agreements stop the likes of al qaeda from getting their hands on nukes? plus, clear skies and sunshine. that's a conventional wisdom for our nation's economic forecast today. look at the magazines. look at the indexes. dow above 11,000. looking good. we'll explain how that is happening and what it really means in the moments to come and conan o'brien with a brand new gig and a good one at that. the show starts right now. >>> good monday afternoon to you. before we get into america today, can we just take a second here and share with each other how much fun it was to have the governor for a couple days hosting this tv show asking questions. thank you, governor. we hope to see you soon. in our country you're hearing about nukes the past few days. more nukes here and there. treaties here and there and stopping
pm. french fries and america's passion for them are legendary. but times change and people want better foods. so cargill helped a restaurant chain create a zero trans-fat cooking oil for their fries, that preserved their famous taste. this is how cargill works with customers. reach retirement age. and they are rewriting what it means to retire. at merrill lynch, we have over 15,000 financial advisors to help you create a strategy to consolidate, manage, and invest your assets, which could make your second act better than your first. merrill lynch wealth management. >>> the vatican is taking new steps to keep predator priests from hiding in the clergy. today for the first time the catholic church made it clear bishops should report clerical sexual abuse to police. nbc's dawna friesen has more from london. bring us up to date. >> reporter: this appears to be an attempt to quell criticism over the church's response to the whole sexual abuse crisis. the vatican says what this statement on the website does is merely makes explicit what has long already been policy, this guidance whic
's "building up america" report. >> reporter: in all of central texas, there may be no one who knows more about rebuilding than the woman who runs this lumber company out on the edge of austin. because for the past few years, that's all her life has been about. >> hey, there. what you got for me? >> reporter: a dozen years back, laura cullen took over her dad's business. and even as a single mother she was making a go of it until new year's eve, 2005. and so then calamity strikes. what happened? >> a massive fire. everything that laura owned burnt to the ground. >> reporter: $1 million worth of buildings, equipment and inventory, gone. laura had no insurance, little savings. but she did have conviction. this would not defeat her. so laura moved into a house on the edge of the property and day by day started to rebuild. now, remember, while this was happening, the entire construction industry in this country took a nose dive. so she didn't have to just rebuild. she has to remake her entire business plan. this is cotton insulation. >> this is made out of recycled blue jeans. >> reporter: to cash
to raise capital and get loans and invest their savings. that's part of what has made america what it is. but a free market was never meant to be a free license to take whatever you can get however you can get it. >> among the changes the president insists on as necessary, a protection system in the event a large firm begins to fail, imposing limits on the size of banks and the risks they take, new transparency rules for derivatives and other complicated financial instruments, and interest strong consumer financial protections. the president also urged wall street to stop fighting against reforms. nbc's ron allen watched the president's speech with traders on the floor of the new york stock exchange. ron, what did you hear from the people there? >> reporter: well, i think a lot of people were pleased that the president in their estimation seemed to moderate his tone a little bit. they say that they're tired and hope we can get past all the main street versus wall street rhetoric but they recognize here or they at least see it here as politics and they try to focus on the real business as
realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ to finish what you started today. for the aches and sleeplessness in between, there's new motrin pm. no other medicine, not even advil pm, is more effective for pain and sleeplessness. new motrin pm. that's what's gonna happen here. ♪ because you're tasty with toasty whole grain. [ crunch ] wheat thins. toasted. whole grain. crunch. the crunch is calling. reach retirement age. and they are rewriting what it means to retire. at merrill lynch, we have over 15,000 financial advisors to help you create a strategy to consolidate, manage, and invest your assets, which could make your second act better than your first. merrill lynch wealth management. >>> in just about an hour x the president will be meeting with president hu and the united states of course needs china's support to impose a fourth round of sanctions on iran. so far, china has refused to agree. sen
-violence reject it. see you tomorrow. from new york. from new york. good night, america. captioned by closed captioning services, inc >> bret: next on "special report," the head of the fed sounds red alert over the federal red ij. the nation top prosecutor goes on the defensive on capitol hill. big tea party in a city where it all began 237 years ago. live from our studio in washington, this is "special report". good evening. i'm bret baier. the head of the federal reserve today dropped a bombshell on capitol hill. while trying to focus congressional and public interest on the staggering amount of interest, we all are paying on the national debt. he warned that it could get much worse quickly. senior white house correspondent major garrett tells us and takes us through the numbers. >> reporter: federal reserve chairman ben bernanke told congress today america is facing something approaching a debt armageddon. in measured tones he painted strokes of deficit red. >> the deficit will recede somewhat in the next two years as stimulus measures wind down and economic recovery leads to higher reven
to create new jobs. we're going to keep our nose to the grind stone and focus on what america needs and that is jobs. >> fair to say the numbers might be confusing in the months ahead, maybe misleading, given the number of workers that will be hired to conduct the census, could artificially lower the unemployment rate, then essentially rise when the census is done. >> that's true. of those numbers 48,000 are census jobs. 123,000 are private sector jobs. that's a step in the right direction. certainly those scene us workers are pleased to have those jobs. they will be plowing our income right back into the economy and helping create an economic environment for future job growth. >>> congressman maloney, thanks for joining us. we appreciate you coming in. >> thanks for having me. have a good day. >>> a woman tried to expose a financial scheme too good to be true and that almost tore her family apart. >>> metal vision, the new rule that allows prisoners to bike if they want to catch their favorite tv shows. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 tdd# 1-800-345-2550 to help with my investments. tdd# 1-800
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